17,215TOTAL POPULATION
7,948HOUSEHOLDS
4.1%UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
£44,720AVG HOUSEHOLD INCOME
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CT21 POSTCODE REGION

Canterbury (CT21)

The CT21 postcode area is located in the Canterbury postcode town region, within the county of Kent, and contains a total of 830 individual postcodes.

There are 33 electoral wards in the CT21 postcode area, including Birchington, Broadstairs, Canterbury, Deal, Dover, Folkestone, Herne Bay, Hythe, Margate, Ramsgate, Sandwich, Westgate-On-Sea, Whitstable which come under the local authority of the Shepway Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 25% of people in CT21 are classed as having an AB social grade, (i.e. 'white-collar' middle-upper class), compared to 27% across the UK.

This does not mean that the people of CT21 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.


Demographics

UNEMPLOYMENT

  • 91%WORKING
  • 9%UNEMPLOYED

9% of people in CT21 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.

SOCIAL GRADES

  • 25%AB
  • 56%C2/C2
  • 20%DE

According to census records, 25% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.

ETHNICITY

  • 92%WHITE
  • 8%NON-WHITE

92% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

CT21Kent

Kent

The county of Kent

CT21 is located in the county of Kent, in England.

Kent has a total population of 1,820,400, making it the 6th largest county in the UK.

Kent has a total area of 1443 square miles, and a population density of 486 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Kent Postal Town Map
Outward CodeCT21
Postal TownCanterbury
MSOA NameShepway 008
LSOA NameShepway 008A
CountyKent
RegionKent
CountryEngland
Local AuthorityShepway
Area ClassificationUrban with Significant Rural (rural including hub towns 26-49%)

CT21 Electoral Wards

The postal region of CT21, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:


Arpinge
Barrowhill
Berwick
Kent
Broad Street
Cheriton
Coolinge
Court-at-Street
East Stour
Etchinghill
Frogholt
Horn Street
Hythe
Lympne
Moorstock
Morehall
Newbarn
Newingreen
Newington
Paddlesworth
Palmarsh
Pedlinge
Peene
Pennypot
Postling
Saltwood
Sandgate
Seabrook
Sellindge
Shorncliffe Camp
Stanford
Stone Hill
Westenhanger
West Hythe
Browse Postcodes in CT21

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Click on an outward postal code below for more information about the area. Each 'outward' postcode give you a comprehensive list of all postcodes within the outward code area (CT) and estimated address.

Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.

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